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Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 11 - 15 March 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include greenhouse gas emissions and EU rules, nuclear stress tests, venture capital, common agricultural policy reform, food scandals and security, EU economic governance, radioactive contamination of drinking water, future EU budget, EP elections and the EU Commission, bee population decline and insecticide ban


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Brussels Agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 4 - 8 March 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include EU bank capital rules, banker bonuses and account transparency, CAP reform: assessment ahead of the vote, GMO-free labelling and animal feed, Fukushima two years on, Zero waste: beyond recycling conference and film screening with Jeremy Irons, Boardroom quotas for women


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CAP Reform

Join Citizens' Call for Real Change

  The vote in the Agricultural committee in January unravelled the European Commission's somewhat Green leaning proposal on CAP reform and resulted in an even less ambitious text. Capping the CAP, the proposal to place a limit on direct payments to each farm, is reduced to "optional"...


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 4-8 February 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg plenary week included the votes on the CFP reform, car/vehicle noise, EU rules protecting endangered species, the debate on the future EU budget,...


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Future EU budget (MFF) - Cross party statement

Real negotiations will start now with the European Parliament

Joint press statement by Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Daniel Cohn-Bendit together with Joseph Daul, president of the EPP Group, Hannes Swoboda, president of the S&D Group, and Guy Verhofstadt, president of the ALDE Group. Commenting on the results of the EU summit, the leaders of t...


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EU budget summit

Cobbled-together compromise no basis for Europe's future

Commenting on the compromise reached by EU heads of state and government on the future EU budget or financial framework (2014-20) at today's European Council, Greens/EFA co-president Dany Cohn-Bendit stated: "EU leaders simply lack the will to work together to achieve more in Europe. In their v...


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Debate with French President Hollande

Speech by Daniel Cohn-Bendit

"It takes imagination to build the world of tomorrow".Greens/EFA Co-President Dany Cohn-Bendit addresses French President Francois Hollande in the European Parliament, Tuesday 5th February 2013. "If we try to create the world of tomorrow with yesterday's ideas, it won't work".


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Co-Presidents' session briefing

05.02.2013

Live stream 5th February 2013 | 14:00-14:20

Press briefing with Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and dany Cohn-Bendit on the key issues of the plenary session for the Greens/EFA group


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 4 - 8 February 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include CFP reform, car/vehicle noise, EU rules Protecting endangered species, Future EU budget


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e-fa: News Round-Up

news bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

January 2013 Round-Up The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-determination for the stateless nations and regions of Europe. European Free Alliance MEPs sit in a European parliamentary group with the Greens, making up the fourth largest group...


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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 14 - 18 January 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include tackling youth unemployment in Europe, Biopiracy and indigenous genetic resources, Regulating credit rating agencies, Corruption and misuse of EU funds, the controversial economic agreement with southern Africa and working conditions in Asia and EU retailers


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 10-14 December 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included the EU budget 2012-2013, the controversial EU-Latin American free trade agreement, wrongheaded EU patent system, airport noise and working conditions, Financial transaction tax, animal transport and welfare, addressing fundamental rights in the EU, EU summit and the continuing crisis, EU-Russia agreement, Human rights and EU policy, Israeli settlements and opposing the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon.


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